Leucauge licina
(Dominican Spider)

Featured spider picture The spider species Leucauge licina, commonly known as Dominican Spider, belongs to the genus Leucauge, in the family Tetragnathidae. Leucauge licina spiders have been sighted 9 times by contributing members. Based on collected data, the geographic range for Leucauge licina includes 4 countries and 1 states in the United States. Leucauge licina is most often sighted outdoors, and during the month of February.

Taxonomic Hierarchy

  • Kingdom: Animalia
  • Phylum: Arthropoda
  • Class: Arachnida
  • Order: Araneae
  • Suborder: Araneomorphae
  • Family: Tetragnathidae
  • Genus: Leucauge
  • Species: Leucauge licina

Other Common Names

Dominican Spider

Author

Simon, 1895

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Sightings Overview

There have been 9 confirmed sightings of Leucauge licina (Dominican Spider), with the most recent sighting submitted on February 11, 2024 by Spider ID member burdy777. The detailed statistics below may not utilize the complete dataset of 9 sightings because of certain Leucauge licina sightings reporting incomplete data.

  • Web: 78% of the time, Leucauge licina spiders are sighted in a spider web (Sample size: 9)
  • Sex: 3 female and 0 male.
  • Environment: Leucauge licina has been sighted 10 times outdoors, and 0 times indoors.
  • Outdoors: Man-made structure (2). Low foliage (4). Ground layer (2). Forest (1). Cave (1).

Location and Range

Leucauge licina (Dominican Spider) has been sighted in the following countries: Bahamas, Cuba, Dominican Republic, United States.

Leucauge licina has also been sighted in the following states: Florida.

Seasonality

Leucauge licina has been primarily sighted during the month of February.

  • January: 2
  • February: 4
  • March: 1
  • April:
  • May: 2
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Featured Pictures

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Picture of Leucauge licina (Dominican Spider) - Ventral,Webs Enlarge Picture
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